Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) is a division of the Socio-Legal Information Centre (SLIC), is a non-profit legal aid and educational organization, registered under the Registration of Societies Act, 1860, Indian Public Trust Act, 1950 and the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act, 1976.
Widely recognized as a Human Rights Organisation, HRLN is a collective of dedicated lawyers and social activists with its presence across all Indian States. HRLN uses the legal system to strengthen human rights across India and envisions an egalitarian social system.
In addition to pro bono legal services and public interest litigation, HRLN engages in legal advocacy both inside and outside of the courts including conducting legal workshops, investigations, publishing “know your rights” materials and participating in campaigns.
HRLN has played a leading role in collaborating with social movements, human rights and development organizations, to work for the rights of poor, marginalised individuals and indigenous groups. HRLN has devoted itself to challenge oppression, exploitation and discrimination on the grounds of caste, gender, disability, age, religion, language, ethnic group, sexual orientation, and health, economic or social status.
- Gauhati High Court: Kohima Bench gives positive order on the PIL filed by HRLN on stockout of anti-retroviral drugs.
- The Ministry of Health has announced the implementation of HIV and AIDS Act
- Oxytocin sale, production ban suspended by Delhi High Court till October, 2018
- Orders District authorities to be more vigilant, officials should be more sensitized: High Court of Patna on the PIL filed on Child marriage
- HRLN receives positive order regarding implementation of ICDS in Hajipur, Bihar
- Fact Finding Report on the conditions of the District Hospitals in Manipur
- New HRLN Fact Finding Report: The Maternal Death of Lt. Tainyu at Panso Village of Nagaland
- New HRLN Fact Finding Report: RKSK’S Disha Clinics for Adolescents in Delhi
- Military spouses face higher perinatal depression risk
- Emergency caesareans put new mothers at higher risk of developing postnatal depression
- Fertility among women on wane across AP: Survey